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- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1994; US$ 40.99
'The purpose of this book is to elevate stories and storytelling in people's esteem, so they will understand their holiness and appreciate them at their full worth. There are those who enjoy stories and storytelling but in the back of their minds think, 'After all, they're only stories.' more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 28.99
Judaism, Science, and Moral Responsibility is the fourteenth conference volume in the Orthodox Forum Series. Current scientific and moral trends stress the need for greater sensitivity to human dignity, but at the same time challenge the very structure and sanctity of traditional Jewish norms. The contributors in this work explore the issues of Judaism,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 29.99
This book focuses on the topic of 'circumventing custom' with special emphasis on the ingenious ways Orthodox (and other) Jews have devised to avoid breaking the extensive list of activities forbidden on the Sabbath. After examining the sources of Sabbath observance as set forth in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and rabbinical writings, some... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Mordecai M. Kaplan, founder of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, is the only rabbi to have been excommunicated by the Orthodox rabbinical establishment in America. Kaplan was indeed a radical, rejecting such fundamental Jewish beliefs as the concept of the chosen people and a supernatural God. Although he valued the Jewish community and was a... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00
This volume considers a major shift among Jewish sages during the Second Temple period, as certain authors moved from an earthly focus to a belief in individual immortality. Egyptian instructions and the book of Proverbs are examined for necessary background. The colorful responses of Qoheleth and Ben Sira to an emergent belief in the afterlife are... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 137.00
This book is an in-depth study of the function of music in religious experience according to Rabbi Na?man of Bratzlav. It provides new insights on his unique doctrine of the Good Points, which represent the core of loving kindness and holiness in the human soul, and the musical context in which they become both a means and a metaphor for spiritual... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.99
Your plain-English guide to Judaism Whether you're interested in the religion or the spirituality, the culture or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the full spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the mystical, meditative, and spiritual depth of the faith and the practice. In this warm and welcoming book, you'll find coverage of: Orthodox... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2006; US$ 96.49
Hauptbeschreibung Alexander Deeg bereichert das christliche Predigen durch Erkenntnisse aus dem Judentum. Ausgangspunkt ist die Derascha, die jüdische »Predigt«, in ihren unterschiedlichen Spielarten seit rabbinischer Zeit bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Die historische Untersuchung zur jüdischen Predigt erhellt ihren Umgang mit dem biblischen... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 37.49
Hauptbeschreibung In Medien und Politik wird in Deutschland aktuell überreichlich "unsere jüdisch-christliche Kultur" betont. Der Wunsch bestimmt den Gedanken, denn über 35 Prozent der heutigen deutschen Bevölkerung ist konfessionsfrei - früher wurde "konfessionslos" gesagt. In dieser Gruppe finden sich viele Weltanschauungen: Agnostiker, Atheisten,... more...